November 17, 2016
Boeing’s history with Europe goes back to Wilhelm Böing, father of company founder Bill Boeing, who was born in Hohenlimburg, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1868. In 1916, Bill Boeing established a company that has become the world’s leading aviation and aerospace enterprise and a global industry icon.
As part of the commemoration, a one-of-a-kind light show was projected onto a 747 airplane and was debuted in front of nearly 100,000 employees, retirees and their families. The show includes historic photos, videos and animations and a tribute to the more than a million men and women who created this proud legacy.